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2010 

            Charlotte home inspector Preston Sandlin was doing ahome inspection in the Springfield subdivision in Fort Mill SC recently on a brand new home.  He used his infrared camera to scan the house after he was done with his home inspection.  He found a cold spot in one of the front bedroo...
10/31/2010
Click to view large Download this gallery (ZIP, undefined KB) Download full size (34 KB)   A home inspector from Home Inspection Carolina was recently inspecting a crawl space on a home off Sandy Porter Road in Charlotte NC when he came across a snake. The home inspector said that thing about th...
10/26/2010
    Click to view large Download this gallery (ZIP, undefined KB) Download full size (16 KB) Click to view large Download this gallery (ZIP, undefined KB) Download full size (70 KB)   Charlotte Home Inspector Preston Sandlin was recently doing a home inspection and an infrared scan on a house off...
10/26/2010
One of Home Inspection Carolina's home inspectors was recently inspecting a home in the suburbs of Charlotte NC when he notice an electrical outlet on the rear left corner of the house that was over 10 feet tall.  Now unless you are a professional basketball player this outlet is going to be ext...
10/21/2010
Charlotte home Inspector Preston Sandlin was inspecting a home Wilmore near Dilworth in Charlotte NC when he found a a leak in the attic near the plumbing vent.  After getting on the roof he discovered why there was a leak.  While performing the roof inspection he discovered there was no plumbin...
10/20/2010
  Traditional home inspections are visual and home inspectors are not allowed, expected, or required.  This is to be expected though.  The buyers do not own the property yet and the sellers would not like it very much if you cut into their wall or did some other invasive procedure.  Almost all h...
10/04/2010
During a home inspection last winter in Charlotte NC, Preston Sandlin noticed some warped siding next to a gas line.  Unfortunately Preston sees these sort of things all the time on home inspections.  There was gas grill here that got too hot and melted the siding.  If you have a gas grill you sh...
10/01/2010
What is the No#1 place that termites are found on home inspections?  Termites cause over 2 billion dollars annually usually ranks no # 1 or no #2 annually on homeowners insurance claims.  The problem with this is that most homeowners insurance policies do not cover termite damage.  This is why we...
10/01/2010
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